Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.07
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date March 21, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Montana
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Cherie Peacock
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
Use Your Power Wisely

A brief description of the campaign(s):

The Use Your Power Wisely campaign was focused on motivating the campus community to become aware of their carbon footprint and to take actions to reduce it. An all residence hall competition encouraged students to conserve energy and water as well as reduce waste by recycling. Newspaper ads, banners, social media, and one-to-one contact created awareness and enthusiasm for the competition.

A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign(s):

Data on energy and water use was collected and shared with residents of the halls to generate feedback. Most halls reduced consumption and the winning residence hall was celebrated.

The website URL where information about the sustainability outreach campaign(s) is available:

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